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  • 13 November 2009
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Bandar Seri Begawan – Brunei might have just found a solution to “better control” flood situations, as a new, efficient and economical dredge has arrived in the Sultanate to deepen and de-silt rivers, lakes, coastal areas and marinas… Source: BruDirect, November 14, 2009

  • 1 July 2011

    The Philippines is turning off investors by trying to scrap or revise the terms of contracts for projects such a Roll-on Roll-off (RORO) … By Coco Alcuaz and Warren de Guzman (abs-cbnnews) [mappress] Source: abs-cbnnews, July 1, 2011;

  • 6 December 2010

    Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Bicol Regional Director Danilo E. Dequito has directed today Sorsogon 2nd Engineering … BY ED DE LEON (voxbikol) [mappress] Source: voxbikol, December 6, 2010;

  • 14 October 2010

    President Aquino has disapproved a project to dredge Laguna de Bay, saying he found it pointless to spend P18.5 billion just to move dredged…  (philstar) [mappress] Source: philstar, October 15, 2010;

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mexico’s General Coordinator of Ports and Merchant Marine, Guillermo Ruiz de Teresa, has announced the start of the dredging operations on the New Port of Veracruz. At the ceremony, which took place on November 25, he said that the dredged material from this project will be used for creation of five new terminals. Upon completion, […]

  • 30 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    A consortium of Spain’s FCC, Mexico’s ICA and Costa Rica’s Meco has won the final Panama Canal dry-excavation contract with a US$ 267.8 million bid. The consortium beat Belgium’s Jan de Nul, Brazil’s Oderbrecht and the… Source: International Construction, December 30, 2009 [mappress]

  • 7 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dutch Princess Beatrix, in the presence of the Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, officially opened the 3rd lock chamber Princess Beatrix Lock yesterday. The project was successfully completed by the Sas van Vreeswijk consortium, including TDP NV (in partnership with investment companies TINC and DG Infra Yield), BESIX Group […]

  • 22 January 2012

    The devastation left by Typhoon Sendong in Cagayan de Oro and Iligan City has challenged Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama to pursue the dredging…   (inquirer) [mappress] Source: inquirer, January 22, 2012;

  • 25 October 2011

    A specialised long-reach excavator is due to arrive from Brisbane tonight to start work on de-silting Quart Pot Creek in Stanthorpe tomorrow… (warwickdailynews) [mappress] Source: warwickdailynews, October 25, 2011

  • 30 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

      With the New Year’s Eve just around the corner, Dredging Today has decided to bring you an overview of the most interesting videos that marked the year 2015.   Waterdunen Coastal Protection by DEME Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering NV (DEME), an international group of specialized companies in the field of capital and maintenance […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Bill de Blasio Administration and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District have announced that they are in the process of receiving final approval for the East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet and Jamaica Bay General Revaluation Report. Pending final approval, construction on the first elements of the project, focusing on groins […]

  • 25 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Safety Committee has chosen eight nominations for the IADC Safety Award with one nomination to be announced every Monday per week, starting from 25 July, 2016. The first nomination is for Jan De Nul Australia’s “Fully Automated TSHD Mooring” system. During the dredging and reclamation works of Brisbane Airport Corporation, the company installed a Cavotec Moormaster […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Jan de Nul and Dredging International joint venture has won the the Ghent-Terneuzen navigation canal dredging contract. The main goal of this maintenance dredging project, worth approximately EUR 9.3 mln, is to ensure correct depths of the mentioned canal. The Ghent–Terneuzen canal is a waterway which links Ghent in Belgium to the port of […]

  • 10 February 2012

    Sens. Tom Carper, Chris Coons and Rep. John Carney announced $1,881,000 in funding for the dredging of the Nanticoke River. This funding will allow the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to move forward on its years-long plan to perform maintenance dredging on a stretch of the Nanticoke River extending from the Delaware-Maryland line up to […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC (IHC) has secured a new contract with the Chinese shipyard, Jin Hai Heavy Industrial Group, for the delivery of a dredging installation package for a trailing suction hopper dredger. The package contains major parts of the dredging installation for the 7,000m³ hopper dredger. The agreement was signed by the two companies and the […]

  • 29 December 2009
    Equipment, Technology

    In the past dipper dredges have often been cobbled together with machinery designed to work in a terrestrial environment. When working in a marine environment their useful life is severely limited by the saltwater environs. Now the Netherlandss Yard De Donge… Source: MarineLink, December 29, 2009 [mappress]

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The foundation stone laying ceremony for the Calais Port 2015 extension project took place on Monday, 26 September, in the presence of the French President, François Hollande. The design-build contract for the Port of Calais scheme was awarded in March 2016 to a consortium formed around Bouygues Travaux Publics (the lead company), Colas Nord-Picardie, Spie Batignolles and […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jan De Nul recently put its suction dredger, PETRUS PLANCIUS, back into operation after a successful conversion into an environmental dredger. IHC Services designed the technical solution that could operate the dredger with either a cutter or silt suction head. The IHC Beaver 1600, built in 2008, needed to be adjusted for a challenging environmental […]

  • 17 July 2012

    Congressman Peter DeFazio and Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley sent a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) urging them to find funds to dredge the Port of Port Orford before it becomes unusable and threatens the local economy. DeFazio, Wyden, and Merkley asked the USACE to add funds to dredge the […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The dredging/de-silting of two rivers in Tewksbury to help reduce the risk of flooding has been welcomed by Gloucestershire County Council. The work to remove silt from two places in the River Swilgate and Carrant Brook will help move water through the area faster and reduce the risk of flooding. The areas have been selected […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New York City Mayor, Bill de Blasio, has released findings of a study that determined the city’s comprehensive strategy for the Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency (LMCR) project. The study evaluated dozens of adaptation measures and identified a set of strategies to build resilience in Lower Manhattan. The recommendations include developing a plan to extend […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Uljanik Shipyard on 16th May delivered to the Luxembourg Company Jan De Nul S.A. Capellen D.D. Luxembourg yard 497 named “Bartolomeu Dias”. It is the second constructed trailing suction hopper dredger of 26,000 tonnes deadweight, length 147.6 meters and width 30 meters. The ship and the working equipment on “Bartolomeu” are driven by two main […]

  • 16 August 2010

    The San Luis Obispo City Council on Tuesday will consider a recommendation that the long-controversial dredging of Laguna Lake should be … By AnnMarie Cornejo (sanluisobispo) [mappress] Source: sanluisobispo, August 16, 2010;

  • 14 January 2011

    A new 30,500m3 capacity, 181-metre dredger for Belgian company Jan De Nul, called ‘Charles Darwin’, has been supplied with a number of deck machinery items from Spanish company Ibercisa. The contract includes two combined windlasses with Ø81mm chain, which have been measured to work without stoppers due to the limited deck space. Its brakes have […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last week, the Japanese Government delivered two SENWATEC amphibious excavator-dredgers to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). This equipment was acquired through the Non-Project Grant Aid of the Government of Japan. Minister Akio Isomata of Japan’s Minister of Economic Affairs handed over the dredging machines to the DPWH as a Japan-funded Non-Project Grant […]

  • 19 November 2010

    The Palace on Friday said that the Laguna Lake Rehabilitation Project, which has been shelved due to a reported irregularity, will remain… By Ana Mae G. Roa (bworldonline) [mappress] Source: bworldonline, November 19, 2010;